The Council of Deans of Health represents the UK’s university faculties engaged in education and research for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

We are the voice of nursing, midwifery and AHP higher education and research. Operating across the UK at the heart of policy and political debate, we aim to lead policy at national and UK level, promoting the essential contribution of our members to health and social care.

Our strategic priorities

  • Influence policy UK-wide
  • Secure sustainable funding for our disciplines
  • Foster leadership and innovation

For more information, read our strategic plan for 2018-2021, Securing a Sustainable Future.


Our membership is institutional and you can find our membership criteria in our Constitution. To discuss your institution becoming a full or associate member of the Council, please contact Katerina Kolyva.

You can find out more about the benefits of membership and the services we offer to members in the Membership Information Pack 2017-18.